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Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion Month

The following remarks were given by Rabbi Lauren Tuchman, Avodah’s Ruach Avodah Spiritual Advisor, on February 3, 2021/22 Shvat, 5781 at the #JDAM (Jewish Disability Awareness Month) kickoff, hosted by Jewish Federations of North America. I would like to begin … Continue reading

What This Rosh Hashanah Poem Means in Today’s America

The High Holy Day liturgical poem “Unetane Tokef” is one of our toughest pieces of liturgy. In reading this poem this Rosh Hashana, let’s begin to understand that our every action is — rather than being isolated and individual — intertwined with the well-being of our culture as a whole. Continue reading